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Rock Star Mackinder

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One of the most dynamic members of the creative class that I have had the honor of working with is the dazzling Vivienne Mackinder.  Currently Vivienne is the Fashion Director of Intercoiffure (American/Canada) and recipient of numerous accolades including the Lifetime Achievement Award from the North American Hairstyling Awards. The woman and artist that I […]

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“Live Strong” Joins “Live More”

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Two powerful influences connect this weekend to bring an international focus of hope and transformation to the mountains of Utah. Lance Armstrong announced last week, days after celebrating his 40th birthday, that he was coming “to have fun” at the XTERRA USA championships held in the Snowbasin area just above Ogden. Anyone who knows much about […]

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Inspiring Turd

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This morning I was a guest at the local annual Blue Ribbon Breakfast hosted by Zions Bank. The benefit was designed to assist the Family Support Center. Aside from an agenda which included a call for donations and a keynote speech by Elizabeth Smart, my coaching student April Hanrath was honored with the Champion against […]

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Catch it at Kayo

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Less than three days remain before you miss out on Dan Christofferson’s current show at the Kayo Gallery. Dan is one part intellectual, two parts truth-teller with a genuine-hearted illustrator connecting all the other pieces together in this distinct and distinguished latter-day gentleman. Last time he had a show here in Salt Lake City I […]

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Sizing up Her Elephant

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We find Victoria standing on the edge of needing to write a business plan. The truth about business plans is that most entrepreneurs don’t write them. Victoria is not “most entrepreneurs” and I’m not surprised to find her sizing up this task that often resembles eating an elephant. I agree that she would benefit from […]

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Let Jealousy Speak

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Have you ever felt “green” with envy? Humorist Erma Bombeck once said: Green is the color of rotting food. Green is not a happy color. Maybe Erma was on to something. Feelings of jealousy are quite uncomfortable. They tend to make us feel rotten, unhappy or even grumpy. And yet when feelings of jealousy start […]

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Gold and Disbelief

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  Somewhere behind a mid-week depression and into a soft-centered urge to cry, I doggie paddled out to Saturday’s starting line. Forget about wetting myself. I did that on the shoreline. The adrenaline buzzing through my veins was unappreciated. A caffeine-like quick start burns out fast. I needed some sort of high-octane, sustaining fuel. Last […]

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Is this a Mid-Week Crisis?

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Honestly, I’m depressed. The feeling started coming on strong last night and seems to be sustaining itself through today. On any other given week my strategy would be to stay strong and move through it. I’d consider the situation a temporary FUNK – something we all honestly experience from time-to-time. wisconsin inheritance cash advance This […]